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by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Every blue moon a band comes around and captures the attention of the music industry. KXM features guitar virtuoso George Lynch. Ray Luzier from Korn on drums and Dug Pinnick from Kings X on vocals is that band. Raw, fragile, and captivating is what [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Hardrock Haven is always discovering the next cutting edge band making waves in the music industry. KXM is that next band, featuring ex-Dokken virtuoso George Lynch, Korn drummer Ray Luzier and Dug Pinnick from Kings X. KXM embraces all of these [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – February 1, 2014 at The Coach House San Juan in Capistrano CA. – As thousands of people headed into Las Vegas to place their bets for Superbowl Sunday, I found myself exiting the city for the weekend. California here I come. It has been three years [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – August 9, 2013 at Campanelli Stadium in Brockton, Mass. – I made my annual trip back home to Boston to visit family and friends last Friday. Also, to cover the concert featuring Vince Neil, Dokken, LA Guns, and Steelheart in Brockton, Mass. at [...]
by Zane Cash – Photojournalist – Rocklahoma 2013 promised to be the biggest Memorial Day party around and that was an understatement! The three-day festival kicked off on Friday, May 24 in beautiful Pryor, Okla. with near perfect weather and people from all over the country who were [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – May 11, 2013 at Henderson Pavillion in Henderson, NV. On any given night in Las Vegas there is multiple choices to make for your weekend entertainment. This weekend poised the decision to choose between Dokken and The Rolling Stones. I am a huge Stones [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – December 15, 2012 at Vamp’d in Las Vegas – Dokken front man Don Dokken brought his annual acoustic West Coast trek to Las Vegas for a special performance at Vamp’d. The venue is one of the Valley’s best with great acoustics and [...]
Every year, Hardrock Haven staffers compile their Top 10 best releases. Here’s the writers’ favorites from 2012: Alex’s Top Ten for 2012 01. Van Halen – A Different Kind of Truth 01. Dokken – Broken Bones 02. Rick Springfield – Songs for the End of the World 03. Katy Perry – The [...]
by Ron Higgins – Columnist – George Lynch has re-joined Dokken! Well, sort of. George joins fellow Dokken band mates Jeff Pilson and “Wild” Mick Brown to form a project known as T&N. Drummer extraordinaire Brian Tichy participates as well. Originally, it was going to be called [...]
by Alex Barbieri – Columnist – Don Dokken has said publicly that Dokken’s latest album, Broken Bones, will be their last. If the new album is Dokken’s swan song, then the band is finishing a 30-plus year career (Don Dokken founded the band in 1978) at a creative apex and musical [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – One band that helped define the metal genre is DOKKEN. The band has recently released their latest CD BROKEN BONES on Frontiers Records. In this Exclusive interview for Hardrock Haven, DOKKEN guitar virtuoso JON LEVIN has checked in with Hardrock Haven to [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Former Yngwie Malsteem singer Mark Boals recently caught up with Hardrock Haven to discuss his vocal work on the current DOKKEN CD BROKEN BONES. In this Exclusive interview for Hardrock Haven Mark discusses what it was like working with Dokken frontman [...]
by Craig Newman – Columnist – George Lynch talks about the Lynch Mob EP, Sound Mountain Sessions, the new video for the song “Slow Drag,” upcoming projects and more … Craig Newman: Regarding the new EP why release it and why recorded at Sound Mountain studios? George [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – As the Olympics have finally come to a close, Dokken is also going for the gold with the much-anticipated release of their 11th studio release Broken Bones. For three decades Dokken has remained a very popular touring act selling over 10 million albums [...]
by Deb Rao Staff Writer – April 15, 2012 at the Rainbow Bar and Grill in Hollywood, CA The legendary Rainbow Bar and Grill in West Hollywood celebrated its 40th Anniversary on April 15. The Rainbow first opened its doors in 1972. Over the years, the eclectic venue was a haven for many a [...]
July 24 & 25, 2009 W.H. Lyon Fairgorunds, Sioux Falls, SD. by Derric Miller Staff Writer Friday’s Lineup 4:00 pm JUKEBOX ZEROES 5:00 pm GOODBYE THRILL 6:00 pm TALON 7:00 pm ESCAPE 8:00 pm FAR CRY 9:00 pm DRAW THE LINE 10:00 pm HEAD EAST 11:15 pm APRIL WINE Saturday’s Lineup 10:00 am [...]